The sad and sobering tale of how allegedly fabricated results of research led by a Johns Hopkins University lab led to the suicide of a scientist in Taiwan,and the dismissal of the man who blew the whistle, are the focus of a feature in yesterday's Washington Post.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.